Showing posts with label capital. Show all posts
Showing posts with label capital. Show all posts

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Peace and stability in the Middle East: Jordan urges EU to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

Jordan palace
Jordan on Wednesday urged the EU to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, which is a prerequisite for attaining peace and stability in the Middle East region, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Friday, December 15, 2017

UN Security Council may study resolution on Jerusalem on December 18

UN Security Council
The Arab countries may submit a draft resolution against recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital to the UN Security Council on December 18, diplomats said at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday.

Palestine calls for international protection amid heightened tensions over Jerusalem

Six Palestinians were killed and more than 1,500 injured
The Palestinian government called Thursday for international protection of the the Palestinian people over "the continued escalation due to the occupation."

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

OIC Declares East Jerusalem Capital of Palestine, Urges US to Withdraw from Peace Process

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in a statement issued following an extraordinary summit in Turkey's Istanbul on Wednesday, declared East Jerusalem the capital of Palestine "under occupation" and urged the US to withdraw from the peace process and back down from its Jerusalem decision.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Israeli police allow access to Jerusalem mosque despite Palestinian ‘day of rage’

Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem
Israeli police preparing for a Palestinian “day of rage” on Friday have imposed no special restrictions on access for worshippers to the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Hamas has urged Palestinians to abandon peace efforts

Hamas has urged Palestinians to abandon peace efforts
The Islamist group Hamas has urged Palestinians to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Trump decides to not move US Embassy to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump decided Thursday to leave the US Embassy to Israel in Tel Aviv and not move it to Jerusalem, going back on a campaign promise, the White House said.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Israel approves 566 east Jerusalem settler homes

Israeli authorities have approved building permits for 566 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, plans that had been postponed until US President Donald Trump took office.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Palestinians may reverse recognition of Israel if Trump moves US embassy to Jerusalem : Abbas

Palestinians may reverse their recognition of Israel if Donald Trump moves America’s Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said, adding that the move “would destroy the two-state solution.”

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.